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Nvidia Partners with Hyperscale Vendors for HGX-1 AI Reference Platform

Last week at the Computex conference, Nvidia launched a partner program with hyperscale vendors Foxconn, Inventec, Quanta and Wistron to more rapidly meet the demands for AI cloud computing. Through the program, NVIDIA is providing each partner with early access to the NVIDIA HGX reference architecture, NVIDIA GPU computing technologies, and design guidelines. HGX is the same […]

IBM Research Alliance Paves the way for 5nm Technology

Today IBM announced it has developed an industry-first process with its research partners to build silicon nanosheet transistors that will enable 5 nanometer chips. The details of the process will be presented at the 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits conference in Kyoto, Japan.

Armughan Ahmad on how Dell EMC is Driving High Performance Computing

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community meeting, Armughan Ahmad describes how the company is delivering world-class HPC solutions together with its partners and customers. “I lead a global team at Dell EMC that is focused on helping our customers and partners navigate and succeed in the rapidly-evolving world of digital transformation. We want to help our customers deliver industry specific outcomes that are enabled through ON / OFF premise workload focused solutions that lower cost of traditional IT allowing them to invest in a new digital ready business models.”

Cycle Computing’s Tim Carroll on how Dell EMC Powers Cloud HPC

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community meeting, Tim Carroll from Cycle Computing describes how the company makes it easier to move big HPC workloads to the Cloud with the help of Dell EMC. “Dell EMC has embraced the notion that hybrid environments of internal and external resources will be the optimal path for customers.”

Horst Simon to be Program Chair for ISC 2018

ISC 2017 may be just around the corner, but the conference team is already busy planning the show for next year. Today they announced that Prof Horst Simon will be the ISC 2018 program chair. “ISC 2018 topics will embrace a range of subject matter critical to the development of the high performance computing field, which, in return, impacts the quality of human life.”

Video: Optimizing HPC Service Delivery at Boeing

Jim Glidewell from Boeing presented this talk at the PBS Works User Group. “There are multiple elements to providing an effective and efficient HPC service. This presentation will share some of our strategies for extracting maximal value from our HPC hardware and providing a service that meets the needs of our engineering customers.”

Supercomputing More Efficient Paper Production with HPC4MFG

Industry is collaborating with researchers at LBNL to significantly reduce paper production costs and increase energy efficiencies. “The major purpose is to leverage our advanced simulation capabilities, high performance computing resources and industry paper press data to help develop integrated models to accurately simulate the water papering process.”

Nominate Your Customers for the 2017 HPC Innovation Awards

“Hyperion research (previously the HPC team at IDC) has launched a program to both collect this data and recognize noteworthy achievements using High Performance Computing (HPC) resources. We are interested in Innovation and/or ROI examples from today or dating back as far as 10 years. Please complete and submit a separate application form for each ROI / Innovation success story.”

Rescale to Offer On-Demand LS-DYNA Licenses in Europe

Today Rescale announced that hourly, on-demand licenses of the popular finite element analysis software LS-DYNA are now available in Europe on ScaleX Enterprise, Rescale’s enterprise cloud platform for big compute. The announcement builds on the growth of on-demand licensing in the United States, which accounts for 99% of LS-DYNA jobs on ScaleX in that country. DYNAmore, an LS-DYNA European distributor, will take care of orders and billing, while Rescale will deliver the software on its cloud platform.

HPC Accelerating Combustion Engine Design

Sibendu Som from Argonne presented this talk at the HPC User Forum. “Sibendu Som is a mechanical engineer and principal investigator for developing predictive spray and combustion modeling capabilities for compression ignition engines. With the aid of high-performance computing, Sibendu focuses on developing robust models which can improve the performance and emission characteristics of a variety of bio-derived fuels. Predictive simulation capability can provide significant insights on how to improve the efficiency and emissions for different bio-derived fuels of interest.”